Imagine a world without US intervention, violence, manipulation, and bullying. What’s happening in the Middle East is sending across the planet precisely the message that a world other than this is what people want, thereby agitating US policymakers, who have never imagined such a world possible. By LUIS V. TEODORO / bulatlat.com
The Arab World Shakes: Is the US on Solid Ground?
By JAMES R. KING CounterPunch Posted by Bulatlat.com The dramatic scenes from Tunis, Sana’a and especially Cairo continue to exhilarate observers across the globe. These images of men, women and children braving riot police, tear gas and decades of authoritarianism to seize their economic, social and political futures point to what seemed impossible a mere…
State Workers to Noynoy: Stop Price Hikes, Learn from Tunisia, Egypt (PR)
PRESS RELEASE February 1, 2011 QUEZON CITY — The national center of government employees, Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (COURAGE), denounced today the approved Php1.00 jeepney fare hike, along with the imminent price increases in water rates, toll fees, MRT and LRT fares and other basic commodities and services. COURAGE National…
‘Keystroke Revolution’ in the Philippines? Now There’s a Thought.
The recent protests in Tunisia and Egypt have shown that social media can be a driving force for social and political change.
Anakbayan on Tunisian Uprising: Noynoy, Stop Price Hikes or You Might be Next! (PR)
PRESS RELEASE January 28, 2011 Anakbayan, a militant group of young workers, professionals, and students today hailed the successful popular uprising in the North African nation of Tunisia against its former dictator, saying it is a warning to President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III whose policies they say mirror that of his North African counterpart. The…